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Procurement Support Officer

Posted 31 January by MTrec Recruitment and Training Easy Apply Ended

The Company

We are proudly representing our public sector client based in Durham for their search for a Procurement Support Officer. They now have an immediate requirement to recruit for a temporary assignment to start as soon as possible till August 18.

The Role

  • To provide support to procurement projects.
  • To provide professional procurement support and advice to service areas, and partner organisations in their procurement activity.
  • To provide procurement support for the development and implementation of Procurement and Purchasing tools, systems and procedures to ensure that an efficient procure-to pay process is realised for the organisation.
  • To provide training and guidance to all system users.
  • To monitor, review and report Corporate Procurement KPIs including savings and benefits realisation reporting.
  • To carry out supplier engagement activities including managing supplier training and education and awareness activities.
  • To develop and deliver procurement training activities to procurement staff and other officers, including in service areas and partner organisations.
  • To develop, monitor, review and report all corporate procurement budget related activity.
  • To develop and maintain guidance notes, tender documents, and other publications / information

The Person

  • Experience of undertaking and supporting procurement projects.
  • Basic knowledge of the legislative framework related to public procurement.
  • Basic knowledge of the latest best practice procurement and e-procurement methodologies, processes, systems.
  • Basic procurement, negotiation, sourcing, contract management and supplier relationship management skills.
  • Positive, enthusiastic and flexible approach with good interpersonal and relationship management skills
  • Willingness to work on own initiative and also as part of a multi-functional team
  • Strong commitment to the achievement of targets and a strong customer quality philosophy
  • May be required to work outside of normal office hours.

Reference: 34366245

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